Archives for October 2015

New country: data from Georgia now available in the LIS Database
Oct 02, 2015 | Highlight

We are thrilled to announce that we have added a new country to the LIS Database. Two datasets from Georgia, GE10 (Wave VIII) and GE13 (Wave IX), are now available. The datasets are respectively from the 2010 and 2013 waves of the Integrated Household Survey (IHS) from the National Statistics Office of Georgia (GEOSTAT).

Brand-new Mexican data
Oct 02, 2015 | Highlight

The LIS Database is constantly expanding. We are excited to inform our users that Mexico 2012 has just been added (Wave IX). MX12 is from the 2012 wave of the Household Income and Expenditure Survey (ENIGH), carried out by the National Statistical Institute (INEGI) / Instituto Nacional de Estadistica, Geografia e Informatica (INEGI). In addition, […]

Israel 2012 added
Oct 02, 2015 | Highlight

The LIS Database continues to grow: one new dataset from Israel, IL12 (Wave IX), has been added. The dataset is from the 2012 wave of the Household Expenditure Survey (HES), carried out by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). In addition, the previous three LIS waves based on the same survey (IL10, IL07, IL05), have […]

Poland 2013 now also available
Oct 02, 2015 | Highlight

Wave IX has another great addition: we are excited to announce that one new dataset from Poland, PL13, has been added to the LIS Database. As for the previous Polish datasets included in LIS, PL13 is based on the 2013 wave of the Household Budget Survey, carried out by the Central Statistical Office / Główny […]

Minor template revision and complete database rerun
Oct 01, 2015 | Highlight

Because of our ongoing vocation to always improve the data, we made some minor adjustments to the labour market section of the current template (i.e., the set of LIS variables and definitions). What did we change? We revised the codes and associated value labels of variables SECTOR1/2, EMPWANT, and, to a lesser extent, CLFS; We […]